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+ - Laser Communication System Sets Record with Data Transmissions from Moon ->

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sighted writes: NASA reports that it has used a pulsed laser beam to transmit data over the 384,633 kilometers (239,000 miles) between the Moon and the Earth at a download rate of 622 megabits per second. The transmissions took place between a ground station in New Mexico and the LADEE robotic spacecraft now orbiting the moon.
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Laser Communication System Sets Record with Data Transmissions from Moon

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